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: colleagues, follow-up questions. supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: thanks, president chiu. madam city attorney, to follow up on that line of questioning though, on one hand you say it should be easy to
. supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: thank you, supervisor campos. well, colleagues, andyz,i members of the public, i think it is a sad situation that we are here tonight. you know, what has happened over the last nine months has obviously brgy;8)t lot of unwanted spotlight not only on our city and the sheriff's department, i've found it personally wrenching that4 h7knm obviously pit family members against each other and, you know, with the young boyrh involved as well. and i agree with what supervisor campos said earlier and ii"ñh think everyone has echoed no one takes pleasure in being here tonight. this is not fun ata?b>÷ all. in terms of the issue at hand for me, obviously the crime is a fact. it's whether or not it's official misconduct. i want to talk about a few issuesú m=ñ i struggled with. with the dialogue with the city@j'Ñ attorney's office earlier you know, i did reject that notion i did have serious issues with the notion of mr. mirkarimi not being sworn in but being the sheriff-elect. but at th
. >> president farrell: just one question. san francisco does very well compared to other california cities but california does poorly to other states. the first finding we're asked to comment on is that we develop more than any other municipality in the u. s. do you know where we stand in there hasn't been a comprehensive analysis from what you've seen. >> yes. i want to clarify. we were asked to either agree, disagree partially, or disagree wholly by the instructions. in terms of the cup half full or empty when we disagree partially you can interpret that as a green partially. in terms of finding one, we just do not have the teat before us. there had not been a comprehensive data set. we would wanted to have a methodology to know what numbers we are looking at. san francisco is in terms of per capita funding arts is one of the highest in the country which is a great honor for our city. so with that i want to speak on a high level of of what the role of the report will be in terms of organizational change and improvement at the arts commission and then i'll at a high level go through some
on this item. >> supervisor elsbernd? >> elsbernd aye. >> supervisor farrell aye. >> supervisor kim? >> kim aye. >> supervisor mar, marr aye. >> supervisor olague. >> olague aye. >> supervisor wiener. >> aye. >> supervisor avalos? >> aye. >> supervisor campos? >> campos aye. >> president chiu. >> chue aye. >> supervisor chu. >> aye. >> supervisor cohen, aye, >> there are eleven ayes. >> item 29 a motion appointing annemarie fortier, susana russo and sharie o'neill, >> same house, same call. >> motion approved item 30. >> motion appointing paul giussi to the graffiti advisory board. >> same house, same call, item approved. >> >> item 31 is approved. >> item 32 is a motion appointing bruce oka term ending april 27th 2013 to the sunshine ordinance task force. >> colleagues same house same call. this motion is approved. item 33. >> item 33 is a motion apointing supervisor eric mar term ending november 28,2013 to the california state association of counties board of directors. >> colleagues do we have a motion to , second and without objection, roll call vote. >
on the walls. i brought a project proposal for 450 o'farrell street and this is two buildings that are owned by the [speaker not understood]. and right here we have 450, that's their church building and 474 is a building they own next to it. it's indicative of american history over the last 120 years when this religious group came to power and earned enough money to not only purchase and build this building by 1923, there's been a span of 30 years, but then secretly purchased the building next to t. i've been trying to put some pressure on this organization to do something as well as the city to do something with the building next to it and the building next to it is our public display of art. i've been here before and i've showed you guys a blank canvas. this is a picture of the building of four years ago. at 474 natoma street we just built a 55 unit with art on the wall. this house is a nobody except for some people outside. in 2008 there's a letter from the director of planning to the organization which owns this building that says this location has the potential to dramatically improve t
at supervisor farrell's office specifically explained what i was looking for, two -- and ms. hobson. if they want to count that as a third request i thought of it more as a clarification. that was july 29. the documents that i think are very important here that weren't reviewed -- that were not provided until august 20 are related to the inspection. so if you notice i didn't talk about inspections at the first hearing. the other two document is the 610 permit, the approved plans. >> vice president fung: those were the ones that you provided copies to us. >> yes. i provided only some. i didn't want to give you all of them. it's lots of pages. >> vice president fung: thank you. >> commissioner lazarus: you just stated and i believe it's in some of our material that you made requests in june. the department responded that the materials, the information was ready. they did not hear back from you for almost a month. can you explain that lapse please. >> the first things i requested included the plans and the notes from the project. and i was contacted by two different people. i did not r
with supervisor farrell from district2, which includes the marina, pacific heights, st. cliff, and the neighborhoods surrounding the presidio. supervisor farrell started his first term this january, so he is new to the board. we will get to know him and talk about the toughest issues facing the city. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. tell us about your background -- where you grew up, went to school, the kind of jobs you have worked. >> i am a born and raised san franciscan, first and foremost. very proud of that. i am also a born and raised district 2 residents. i grew up close to the palace of fine arts. my parents still live in the same set of flats i grew up in. i went to grammar school at stuart hall in district 2. i went to high school in st. ignatius. i'm a very proud wildcat. i went to college at loyola marymount college in los angeles. i had a scholarship to play baseball down there. ended up going to ireland and getting a master's degree at university college dublin. came back to the states and went to law school at the university of pennsylvania. spent
colleague from district 2, supervisor farrell who also is going to present for supervisor chu. >> thank you, president chiu. colleagues, today i get the honor of bringing forward someone, a great resident in my district and someone who has been super active not only in our neighborhoods, but also in the mental health board and that's glenn ford. glenn, where are you? come on forward, lynn. (applause) >> colleagues, i'll let you know a little about lynn. she's a native californian, lived in san francisco since 1988. she's an attorney with the united states court, a mother of four. active in our community and on the cal hollow association board of directors and very interested in both brain health and hour owe science. on the mental health board lynn has worked to increase the board standards and content of mhb more engaging and directed. produce more professional annual reports. i think most importantly really worked tirelessly to make sure the interests of the mental health community are well represented not only in the district but across san francisco. she does a great service to her role
. >> president chiu: thank you. colleagues, any final questions to sheriff's counsel? supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: thanks. so just to be clear, on the timing issue, we've talked about this, ability and i know it's cn the briefs, your position is that mr. mirkarimi had no responsibilities towards the sheriff's department at all prior to the swearing in day. is that correct? >> i think the -- it's not necessarily that he had no responsibilities per se, but he had no duties of office. of course a person who's elected has certain responsibilities that we commonly understand, that they need to get ready to assume office. but that's not a duty, per se. because they're not actually in office yet. so i think we can distinguish between the responsibility that an elected official has to prepare for assuming office between the time of election and the time that they're actually in office. >> supervisor campos: and if i could also talk -- madam city attorney, you offer a different opinion that it attaches basically on election day. is that correct? >> yes, that's!cbgc correct. >> super
of mike farrell, one of our heroes, the man who built annaly hospital management who died this weekend at the age of 61. farrell is one of the good guys. he flagged the mortgage debacle long before everyone else saw it coming. he warned correctly what would occur if wall street was allowed to run amok with mortgage financial engineering. and he made billions of dollars for his shareholders. what you might know is farrell was one of the most charitable people on earth.
to present this project and would like to thank supervisor farrell for his sponsorship, it's for a fema grant in -- for the replacement of the replacement of the self-contained breathing apparatus, they include air respirators and fire masks fire fetters wear, the department's current scba inventory is not compliant with the national standards, as a result of both technological improvements as well as design improvements, there's been enhancements made over the past decade or so, the department has requested placement units in previous year's budget request but due to the cost of these units and economic realities, we have not been successful in replacing these items so we requested and searched out alternative funding sources, the department applied for a grant to replace cba inventory and the department received notification in february that it was awarded a grant. this project was not planned in last year's budget, with the help of the mayor's office, we submitted a request for the general fund match to be included in the 12-13 budget which was passed by the board. there was a one time in
was been promised. i had a meeting at supervisor farrell's office and was told my request in june would be met. >> president hwang: my question when you received information on august 21, the two days prior and the day prior to the actual hearing, did you request a continuance prior to the last hearing? >> no, ma'am. i spoke to ms. goldstein. i didn't know at that time i could rerequest a rehearing. >> president hwang: not a rehearing to move it so you'd have more time to analyze the document before you, before our hearing. >> i had e-mailed her earlier when i was frustrated that i was not getting the document -- >> president hwang: after you got the documents. >> no. i did not. the hearing was the next day. >> president hwang: right. thank you. >> if we can hear from the permit holder now. >> good morning. i'm mary hobson, project manager for the recreation and parks department, representing the permit holder. i would like to state that, you know, we do not believe that any issues were raised in the appellant's request for rehearing. that was not originally discussed in some form durin
elsbernd who is in place of supervisor farrell, our vice-chair who just had a newborn son earlier this week. our clerk today is not melissa miller, i'm sorry. our clerk today is derek evans and the committee would like to acknowledge the staff of sfgtv who record the meetings and make the transcript available online. and i would like to acknowledge jennifer lowe and [speaker not understood]. mr. clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, madam chair. please make sure cell phones and electronic devices, speaker cards and documents submitted as part of the file be submitted to the clerk. [speaker not understood] unless otherwise stated. >> thank you. can you please call item number 1? >> item number 1, motion supporting eric mar to the california state association county board of directors. >> thank you. colleagues, are there any discussion on this item? seeing none, i would like to open it up for public comment. if you would like to speak on item number 1, please step forward. seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. colleagues, do you have a motion on this item? >> make a motion
, the red sox are looking at blue jays manager john farrell as valentine's successor. he served as the pitching coach from 2006 to 2010. >>> coming up at the top of the hour, a day after his lackluster debate performance, president obama holds a rock star rally for 30,000 fans in wisconsin. this as mitt romney tries to turn a single night's work into a turning point in the election. we'll discuss it all. >>> when we come back here, we'll huddle around the water cooler to watch stephen colbert celebrate mitt romney's debate win with a big old studio rave. "way too early" coming right back. [ female announcer ] ready for a taste of what's hot? check out the latest collection of snacks from lean cuisine. creamy spinach artichoke dip, crispy garlic chicken spring rolls. they're this season's must-have accessory. lean cuisine. be culinary chic. >>> we told you the top of the show that the fight over tax plans has become a central issue in the presidential campaign in part because of the looming fiscal cliff that faces the country at the end of this year. that includes an expiration o
farrell. thank you for your work. additional public comment? >> david -- i do not fill out a speaker card. i want to recognize brian smith and his good work for the department. he left last thursday due to family employment situation. he was the it manager for city planning. he did a great job responding to public requests, managing operations and doing a lot of the things that made your work possible in the work of the other planners. i want to thank him publicly for his good work and i look forward to filling that position with someone hopefully nearly as capable as that is even possible. thank you. >> any additional general public comment? seeing then we will onto the next item. >> commissioners you are now at public comment on agenda items where the public hearing has been closed. at this time members of the public may address you on item 6 on your calendar; it has been heard in the public hearing, the public was allowed to testify, and the hearing was closed. before you take your final action, the public is allowed to speak once again on this item. i do not have speakers.
in for supervisor mark farrell, to my right is supervisor carmen chu bho is sitting in for supervisor elsbernd, we're joined with supervisor compos, i would like to acknowledge and thank sfgtv staff for broadcasting today's hearing and our clerk
farrell for his outstanding leadership and collaborative approach in addressing this key issue. and i know that as we did with pension reform, we'll be able to work together to overcome this challenge and develop a plan that will address our long-term challenge of sustainably funding the commitments we have made. as well as developing ways to proactively address rising health care costs. as a final note while we can and we should and we will focus on consensus measures to address this challenge, i would also like to suggest that the board of supervisors is able to take measures now to address this issue. it is tempting to commit the entirety of today's resources to today's problems. but we also need to take into account the needs of tomorrow. saving isn't the most thrilling thing to do, but i know that you value the long-term fiscal health of our city, supervisors just as i do and you will make decisions that benefit the city today, as well as in the future. thank you. our final question by supervisor campos. thank you. thank you mr. mayor. it's good to see you. i believe i'm not alone wit
no other names on the roster, that concludes roll call for introduction. >> supervisor farrell, pardon me. >> colleagues i have one hearing request, following up on mayor lee's comments from president chiu i'm introducing hearing requests regardsing our over $4 billion health care liability on the books in san francisco. in 2004 the government accounts board issued statement 45 requiring government employers to measure and report liabilities associated with post retirement benefits exclusing pensions. the lion's share of that number is health care costs of of our controler's office completed the first required report in 2010 based off of 2008 numbers and estimate our liability at $4.36 billion. in just a few weeks the controller's office is going to release an updated report based on 2010 numbers. in advance of this release i'm calling for a hearing of the government oversight committee to look at the updated numbers in greater detail. the problem isn't so much a balance sheet issue, but the fact that the health care costs are going to rise from approximately $150 million to approximate
is jane kim and i'm joined by supervisor mark farrell and supervisor david campos and we're joined by our clerk, linda wong and we would like to acknowledge the staff at sfgovtv who record our meetings and make the transcript as valuable and makenize jesse larson and mike freeman. >> make sure to silence all cell phones and complete speaker cards and documented to be individualed as part of the file should submitted to the clerk. >> thank you, madame clerk. can you please call item no. 1. >> ordinance amending the health code by requiring 1, the department of public health to provide written information outlining the rights and riresponsibilities of tenants, property owners and pest control operators regarding the prevention and treatment of bedbug infestations. 2, dph to develop a training curriculum on bedbug abatement. 3, owners to respond to bedbug infestation complaints. 4, property owners to disclose bedbug infestation history for the previous two years. 5, the department of public health to collect and publish bedbug data on a quarterly basis. 6, establishing enforcement procedu
agreement and i will go ahead and read through them here, supervisor mark farrell,, golden gate national recreation area, the golden gate national parks conserve advance si, the fort mason center, presidio trust, st. francis yacht club, national parks service, dynamo donuts, the merchant's association, city yachts, micro soccer league, the marina property's association, san francisco marina harbor association, joan jerardo, we posted at the degaussing station and supervisor ferrell's newsletter for the month of september, there are two articles in the marina times, it is a free publication which is distributed to the pacific heights and marina neighborhoods. thus far, we've received a lot of community feedback on this project. we have a lot of support on this project including at marina community station, fort mason center, golden gate yacht mrub, the presidio ymca, the mission merchant's association, the golden gate restaurant association, the chamber of commerce, the national parks conservancy, the last meeting, a couple of the restaurant managers did come out to support this endeavor,
of it 100%. thank you. >> thank you. >> i have john farrell, christian a and then [inaudible]. >> good morning, commissioners, my name is john fa*irl and speaking of this room takes me back a few years at a time when most of you were -- certainly weren't old enough to remember that this room was a superior court courtroom as was the whole fourth floor, that's where i cut my jib in trying cases as an attorney in san francisco, so it's like coming home again. i've also been a resident of san francisco specifically in the marina for 42 years, so i am quite enthusiastic about this project. i have been a frequent user with my family of the big -- what we refer to as the big marina green, i've walked past the degaussing station, so i was one of the few people who understood what a degaussing station is, but it has been as pointed out, could certainly use quite an improvement and the idea that it is going to be run by a very responsible family operation is a real credit to park and rec for their selection process and we wholeheartedly, my family and i'm a member of the board of directors mari
and supervisor marc farrell has a pocket and supervisor james kim has a pocket along geary street. the population is about 75,000 residents in a 1.8 square mile area. on any given day, the population swells to about 350,000 people because of all the people coming to work in the financial district. the demographics in the central district -- female is about 50%, males 49.8%. it's almost even. age 17 and under is 17.56% which equates to about 5300 people under 17. our senior population is twice that much or approximately 11,500. caucasian -- 46%. african-american, 2%. latino, 4%. other is a 1.3%. less than 1% our native american. our organizational chart is headed by yours truly. i have the captain's staff which consists of one sergeant and six officers. the captain's staff is in charge of the demonstrations, protests and special events. he has to assistance. his round off by a subpoena officer who handles postings for no parking, a permit officer and a facilities officer. we have a street crimes unit that wears plain clothes and concentrates on robberies and stolen vehicles and car break- ins. the
. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep john farrell their new >>> hey, how about the man responsible for making the call to sign barry zito to a seven year-$126 million contract. he was certainly loud and proud. we're talking about peter mcgowan, who was in the giants' clubhouse after the critical game that was won where zito went strong. mcgowan and others showed nothing but praise and smiles for no. 75. >> anytime any player signs a contract like that, they put tremendous pressure on them, a bull's-eye on their back. it's a lot to live up to when you have a contract like that. >> you don't just look at the statistics, how good a pitcher he was, you look at, for that kind of a contract, can he provide the leadership? >>> all right. so it will be a rematch, game 2, tomorrow. 4:45. ryan vogelsong against chris carpenter. that will be game 6. >>> the a's traded cliff to the diamondbacks. he was the opening day shortstop. the a's get a big bopper, chris young, an old fielder from the arizona diamondbacks. stay tuned. billy could be making more moves. we will see. >> it's be
manager john farrell by trading infielder mike aviles to the blue jays to bring their former pitching coach back to fenway park. this is only the seventh time in major league history that a team has traded for a manager. >>> and just ahead, a new baby for adele. new details about the filming of "hangover 3." >>> plus, an 11-year-old texan makes history. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. the big headline is the first big storm in central california. a lot of rain in sacramento and snow at the high elevations, especially about 5,000 feet. the worst of it is today as far as the heavy rain goes. maybe thunderstorms to the north. this will linger through tomorrow. many of the same spots will deal with hit and miss showers tomorrow, too. >>> let's take a look at entertainment news. "paranormal activity 4" pulled in a lower than expected $30.2 million this weekend. filming for "the hangover 3" caused headaches for driving after closing highways. and adele and her new boyfriend reportedly have a new bundle of joy after she gave birth to a baby boy. >>> this weekend, "snl" poked
district as a possible homicide. it happened on the 600 block of o farrell street near leavenworth. 62-year-old william swytack was found dead inside a building. he was suffered a head injury and investigators say they believe he was murdered. there have been no arrests in the case. >>> a contra costa teenager received a 7 year prison term for running down and killing a father and his young daughter. the crash happened last april. prosecutors say the 17-year-old was speeding in an suv when he drove up on the sidewalk killing the man and his 9-year- old daughter. last month the teenager pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving. he will remain in a juvenile treatment program until he is 21. after the sentencing the victims family said they are satisfied that the teen will be undergoing rehabilitation. >>> an assembly today will address a sexual fantasy league created by male student athletes. the principal says varsity athletes drafted female students to their fantasy teams and collected points for sexual activity with them. in a letter to parents the principal said the l
will provide the next accommodation. supervisor farrell. >> thank you president chiu. colleagues today i have the honor of honoring a couple in restaurant district two which had its legged started in a different district. i don't know if it's district nine but i am proud to bring forward craig and annie stole who operate del fiona pizza on california street and their second pizza operation in the city and dove tailing off of the success in the restaurant that i used to go to quite a bit. district eight. congratulations. they opened up on california and have done such amazing job. it's one of the most popular places in my district and we opened up this with great success. they have been written up chronicle and "new york times" and npr which i didn't realize and they're the go to place and it's an honor to bring you both forward today. to let you know about the stoles. craig is from new york but came to san francisco and graduated from the culinary institute of america and won a james berd
show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- colin farrell. medal of honor recipient dakota meyer.
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